Monthly Archives: January 2013

The IIF Is Now 501(c)(3) Certified

Since we started our mission at the Intense Intestines Foundation we applied for 501(c)(3) status with the IRS for full tax exempt status as a nonprofit.  Today we’re happy to announce that the IRS has granted us that 501(c)(3) status. This certification opens up many doors for the IIF, which we’re … Read More

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The Escape the Stall Campaign by the CCFA

CCFA Escape the Stall Campaign In recent days we’ve seen many posts about the new Escape the Stall campaign by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.  Social media sites have been buzzing about the campaign and many people have been sharing their feelings about the pictures the CCFA has released … Read More

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Public Bathroom With No Stall Door

Stall with no door. Sometimes there are just things that aren’t right in society.  Some of them we can’t do anything about, others though we can have a voice and make changes.  The other day I was at a local sports bar in Norwalk, CT and when I went to the … Read More

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Intense Intestines Scholarship Update

Hello IIF Followers, Recently we’ve been getting many emails about the Intense Intestines Scholarship.  We clearly see that our mission of awarding a scholarship is a necessary one.  With all of the interest in the scholarship we now know that we choose the right purpose for much of our fundraising efforts.  We thought … Read More

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Skiing and Snowboarding with an IBD or Ostomy

Many activities can look scary when having an ostomy.  Some of them are and precautions have to be made.  You should only partake in many activities if they are in a safe environment.   Skiing is a sport that some ostomates stay away from.  There are so many factors and variables that go … Read More

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IIF Year In Review: 2012 Was A Great First Year!

Now that we have officially begun 2013, all of us at the IIF wanted to take a quick look back at our first full year of operation.  It was a year in which we all learned a lot, and all of us are looking forward to applying what we learned and … Read More

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